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Inspiring Stories from Plano

The heart of our mission at VoyageDallas is to find the amazing souls that breathe life into our city. In the recent weeks we’ve had the privilege to connect with some of the Dallas-Fort Worth area’s finest artists, creatives, entrepreneurs and rabble rousers and we can’t begin to express how impressed we are with our city’s incredibly deep talent pool. Check out the rising stars of Plano and surrounding areas below.

Starr McAlexander

As a co-founder and co-owner of Spirit Song, I have focused 55 years of personal development and professional skill in horse ownership, training, and management to benefit youth and families. I recognize that each child is a blessing, possessing great worth, and devote myself to encouraging and building self-worth and purpose in my students. Read more>>

Jaime Wiggins

I was in the corporate world for about 20 years. I have always had a sweet tooth. When I heard about cake balls in the summer / fall of 2012, I thought that was the greatest thing ever! Like diet cake. LOL So I decided to try to make them at home. Each time I tried a batch I thought of another way to try it next time until I was finally happy with the end result. Read more>>

Monika Norman

Once upon a time, there was a little girl who spent a lot of time at her great aunt’s house. She was a hair dresser, my aunt had her “salon” in the house and we were not allowed to see what was behind the door…that door…what was it? For many years I heard laughing, Tea was taken in on a tray, a sweet little brown-betty tea pot that was refilled over and over again. Read more>>

Derek Evans

I founded Veteran Oil Partners in 2010 when I was 26 years old. At an ambitious 22 years of age, and only a few months after I received an honorable discharge from the United States Marines Corps, I began my oil and gas industry career as a licensed financial broker that connected private investment capital to quality domestic oil and gas development projects. Read more>>

Ken Krystofik

Me and my brother started Intellisea when I got out of college at the age of 24. He previously had 14 years of experience in webdesign, development and internet marketing while I had 6 years of experience at the time. Intellisea first started out as a simple web design LLC but then grew into having SEO, social media and ad management services. Read more>>

Dr. Rand Certain

Certain Music is a Family- Traditional-Style of Music Education. They serve the Plano & North-Texas Area with Private-*Violin, Piano, Music Theory & Conducting- Instruction for ages three to ninety-three with Dr. Certain, a Professional Member of the American String Teachers Association (ASTA), the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), and the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA). Read more>>

Jayne Meiners

I have an engineering and business management background. I started out in corporate. After working there for years, I wanted to run a startup company. At first, it was to have a better understanding of what startups do. Also, it was to grow beyond semiconductor circuit design, which is a microscopic part of concept to product, to the entire process of conception, design, manufacturing, and seeing the final product in the hands of customers. Read more>>

Pam Bowers

Pam Bowers is a Professional Organizer and speaker whose passion is helping others’ lives to be less stressed, more manageable, and more peaceful through optimal organization. After obtaining her Executive Secretarial Associate’s Degree, Pam spent nearly 20 years in the corporate world. Read more>>

Theron and Michelle Young

Theron and I started Legacy Plumbing back in 2006. Theron is a Master Plumber and knew that he could provide better service to customers and offer employees a better place to call home. When we started the business, Theron literally walked door to door in our neighborhood hanging flyers. Read more>>

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